Norway

Digital Commemoration Event at the Falstad Centre

In 2021, the Falstad center marked Holocaust memorial day with a digital commemoration event, streamed from the courtyard of the former SS Strafgefangenenlager Falstad. The low key commemoration event...

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Holocaust Commemorations in Norway

2022 marks the 80th anniversary of the largest deportation of Jews from Norway. On 26 November 1942, 529 Jews were loaded onto the transport ship the DS Donau and sent on the first leg of their...

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How to Teach about the Holocaust in Schools

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened....

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What to Teach about the Holocaust

The Recommendations aim to deepen the understanding of the Holocaust by asking crucial questions concerning the historical context of the Holocaust, its scope and scale and why and how it happened...

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Why Teach About the Holocaust

Considering how best to make any examination of the Holocaust meaningful and relevant for learners in their national contexts is essential. This section is meant to help policymakers, school...

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Summary: Why, What, and How to Teach about the Holocaust

The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and murder of Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945. A continent-wide genocide, it destroyed not only...

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IHRA Recommendations for Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust

Each IHRA Member Country is committed to encouraging the study of the Holocaust in all its dimensions. However, teaching about this complex and sensitive topic appropriately – and adapting it to the...

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IHRA Chair's Statement on the antisemitic campaign by the Nordic Resistance Movement

IHRA Chair Ambassador Michaela Küchler says, “The recent antisemitic actions coordinated by the neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement in the days leading up to Yom Kippur are deeply troubling. Some of...

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Digital Liberation Day events at the Falstad Center

This year, the Falstad Center will be honoring the memory of the victims of the Holocaust and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War with a digital live stream program....

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Norway

The official national ceremony in Norway is held at the quayside from where the Jews living in Norway were brutally forced on board ships for deportation at the harbour in Oslo, in 1942. This happened...

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